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Westland Widgeon (Helicopter not to be confused with the fixed wing aircraft of the same name).

This was a private venture based on improving the Westland WS-51 Dragonfly, which was a licensed Sikorsky design. The Widgeon increased the cabin capacity and replaced the Dragonfly's rotor head, blades and gearbox with the units used in the Westland Whirlwind. Three Dragonfly Series 1As were converted to WS-51 Series 2 Widgeons, and the first one flew on 23 August 1955. An additional 12 new builds were completed. They were used in the UK by Bristow helicopters, and overseas by Brasil, Ceylon, Hong Kong and Jordan.

Restored by and now on display at The Helicopter Museum in Weston-Super-Mare. Pictures mine.

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